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Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer
Virginia Tech

Date Posted Mar. 25, 2022
Title Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer
University Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA, United States
Department Senior Administration
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Senior Executive Officer
    Executive Vice-President
  • Administration - General
    Senior Administration
    University Administration

Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer

The Opportunity: Virginia Tech seeks a bold and inspirational leader with an accomplished business, administrative and operations background with notable executive experience in the public, nonprofit, and/or private sectors. S/he will have had positive, sustained impact in complex environments, where collaboration and influence management were critical to success. Reporting to the President, the Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer is responsible for the financial, administrative, physical, technological, and operational infrastructure of the university and leads these areas in support of its teaching, research, and outreach missions.

About Virginia Tech: With more than 2,000 instructional faculty, Virginia Tech offers more than 280 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 37,000 students. Of those students, 81 percent are undergraduate students, and 19 percent are graduate students. Fifty-seven percent are male, and 43 percent are female. Virginia Tech is ranked 12th in the nation for number of engineering graduates, 46th in the nation on the National Science Foundation Rankings by Total R&D Expenditures and manages a research portfolio of more than $550 million. Its operating budget for 2020-21 is $1.6 billion and its endowment is approximately $1.14 billion. The university offers more than 110 bachelor’s degree programs through its seven undergraduate academic colleges as well as over 170 master’s and doctoral degree programs through the graduate school and professional degrees from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke.

How to Apply: Virginia Tech has retained the services of the executive search firm Korn Ferry to conduct this important search. Applications should consist of two documents including a full-length curriculum vitae and a letter of interest describing why you are interested in both the role, and why you are a good fit for the position based on your experience. For priority consideration, please submit application materials in confidence by May 23, 2022.


Paul Chou, and Greg Cary

Global Education Practice

Korn Ferry

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Office for Equity and Accessibility at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

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